OM Arts - HSI Songwriting Workshop: India

Heart Sounds International (HSI) is a ministry of OM Arts that focuses on encouraging indigenous worship around the world. As an HSI team, participants will facilitate several worship workshops to encourage the local people to worship God in indigenous styles, leading to a live concert for the community of indigenous worship.

The location is in a small town with multiple surrounding villages. Our host, based out of the town, leads evangelism teams regularly into these villages, and now there are new churches growing. The team will facilitate a workshop to include instruction on biblical theology of worship and songwriting in indigenous music styles and forms. Toward the end of the trip, the local participants will perform an outreach concert in the community, featuring local music and dance.

Dates:Sat 13 Jan 2018 – Sat 20 Jan 2018
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Cost:825 USD (participants from United States)
Ages:18-78
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families sorry, no groups

Ministry Details

Prior to entering the country, the team will engage in research of the community and prepare workshop materials. Once in country, the team will facilitate the workshop sessions. The team will need to make simple recordings of new songs for the participants and videotape their dances.

Participant Profile

Videographer: Amateur or professional level skills in videography are needed to document local dances to help the community with music videos. Applicant must have and be comfortable using a small format camera, such as a Panasonic GH5, Sony A7Sii, or something similar. Applicants must be flexible and able to adapt.  

Accommodation:

Team will stay in host homes. If a hotel is preferred, that can be arranged, but extra funds would be needed.

Food:

Our local host will provide most of the team’s food. Other meals will be in area restaurants. Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Travel:

After acceptance, you will be advised as to which airport to fly into. Our host will meet the team at the airport.

Health:

The workshop location is in a small town with some access to medical care in an emergency. However, overall good health is necessary for this trip.

Visa:

Visas must be applied for in advance of the trip. Please consult your local embassy.

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